Since its founding, the Empire Club has published annual collections of the speeches presented to its members. They offer browsers intriguing glimpses of the social, economic and political history of the 20th century.
Peter Kazaks' account of an eight-week canoe trip through 800 miles of Canada's north country.
Timothy Porteous remembers organizing an early performance by Maureen Forrester at McGill.
Janyne Hodder, currently Principal of Bishop's University, will become McGill's first vice-principal (inter-institutional affairs). Her job is to strengthen the university's relations with external bodies.
Microbiology professor Brian Ward discusses the implications of - and possible solutions to - the Avian flu virus that is now appearing in Canadian livestock.
The university will be taking more time to examine how food services are delivered on campus. A new committee with staff and student representation will study the issue over the next year.
Ryan Tomicic is all wet, but that didn't stop him from winning McGill's athlete of the year award. The McGill swimmer has been on fire in the water this year.
Mechanical engineering students showed off their solutions to real-life problems at their annual Project Design Exhibition.
Psychology professor Debra Titone wants to explain how we understand and use language by studying how schizophrenics process idiomatic expressions.
Pharmaceutical company executives must want to reach for their own little yellow pills when David Healy speaks. The author of "The Anti-Depressant Era, Let Them Eat Prozac" gave a rapid-fire survey lecture at McGill on just how the boom in the prescription and consumption of antidepressants came to be.